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News Release (January 23, 1967)


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News Release (January 23, 1967)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release
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New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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January 23, 1967


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( NEWS RELEASE I /LA/_ ? f? -,c:c_ NEW COLLEGE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE College's campaign to match a $1,000,000 anonymous foundation gift on a two-for-one basis is off to a good start with the announcement of a $100,000 single gift and $200,000 in other matching funds. George Collins, member of the College Board of Trustees and chair-man of the board's Development Committee, told members of the Executive Committee Monday that a total of $300,000 has been received in gifts and another $150,000 pledged. Collins said that a $100,000 .gift has been made by Mrs. Carl L. Hamilton of Venice. This is the third major gift by Mrs. Hamilton, l-lhose initial funds made possible the building of the new dining hall and student center that comprise Hamilton Court on the college's East Campus. Under the terms of the special $1 million foundation gift, the college must match each dollar on a two-for-one basis before August 31, 1968. Since the gift was announced, trustees have given $41,000 toward the goal and foundations and corporations, $59,000. Another $100,000 has come from other sources, including the Homan's Library Association for Nel-7 College, and the United Church of Christ Board for Homeland Ministries. -more-


NEW COLLEGE -Page 2 "Mrs. Hamilton's new gift, together lvith the others we have received, gives us a fine start the goal of $2 million which tve must achieve in less than two years," said Collins. Collins, who heads the twelve-member Development Committee, said that the total goal has been divided into units which can be achieved in the allotted time. Harking with Collins are Netv College trustees Emmet Addy, Frank G. Berlin, A. L. Ellis, Sumner B. Emerson, Charles A. Hamilton, L. W. Horning, Hilliam B. Kip, Fred D. Learey, Benton H. Pmvell, Howard E. Spragg, Herman E. Turner, and one non-trustee, Mrs. L. Alexander Vance. Collins paid special tribute to Mrs. Hamilton. "New College exists today because of the close friendship of a large number of people who have given freely of time, energy and funds to help build the college toward its goals," said Collins. 11Mrs. Hamilton's friendship has been constant since the inception of the college," he noted. "Because of her generosity He tvere able to construct the new complex on our East Campus which tvill soon be in use by our student body. "Through all of the trials that have attended the creation of this new institution," said Collins, "Mrs. Hamilton has been the staunchest of friends. Because of her and others like her, Netv College is now nearing the graduation of its first class and also earning growing recognition as one of the outstanding innovating colleges in the nation." -more-


NEW COLLEGE Page 3 Mrs. Hamilton has been a resident of Venice since 1946 and an active civic leader in that community. Widou of one of the foremost business man agement consultants in the country, Mrs. Hamilton has maintained a vital interest in all affairs of her community as well as in the development of New College. -30-

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